The Father Of Our Country Appealed For Soldiers
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The Father Of Our Country Appealed For Soldiers

c1917-1919. Letterpress and line block, 107.1 x 71.5cm. Repaired tears and missing portions, stains to image centre. Linen-backed.

Text includes “To all brave, healthy, able bodied, and well-disposed young men, in this neighbourhood who have any inclination to join the troops, now raising under General Washington. For the defence of the liberties and independence of the United States, against the hostile designs of foreign enemies, Take notice. Do as our forefathers did in 1776. Enlist. Army Recruiting Office, open day and night. Ryan & Hart Co. Printers, Chicago. Allied Printing Trades Union Label Council.”

Held in IWM (UK); and LOC (USA), noting the depiction of a Revolutionary War era soldier loading, firing, and carrying a rifle.

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Item #CL193-12

Price (AUD): $1,100.00  Other currencies

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